Now in its 10th year, the nomadic One Love festival, happens from Friday 1st until Sunday 3rd September 2017, at a new venue Colebrook Lakes, Tunbridge Wells, in Kent.
One Love celebrate their 10th anniversary next year, and will be celebrating this milestone as well as honouring Bunny 'Striker' Lee who is celebrating his 50th years in Reggae and Greensleeves Records 40th anniversary.
Bunny 'Striker' Lee will be the festival's main compère and guest of this year's festival. Derrick Morgan will be joining One Love to celebrate Bunny Lee's 50th anniversary. In addition Greensleeves Records will be celebrating their official 40th anniversary celebrations showcasing past and present acts with Q&A's sessions and presentations.
Also confirmed are Richie Spice, U-Roy, Horace andy, Michael Prophet, Delroy Williams and Sons of Africa, Dennis Alcapone & Winston Reedy, Saxon Sound System, Blackslate, Capital Letters, Suns of Dub, Mafia and Fluxy 40yrs Showcase, Channel One Soundsystem, Iration Steppas, Dennis Bovell, Twilight Circus Dub Sound System, Smith & Mighty, Earl Gateshead, Love Express, Blackstar Sound, Maestro Sound, GI Roadshow, Stereophonic Sound, Nick Manasseh, Direct Impact, Instrument of Jah Sound System, Mixmaster Morris, Dan Wiltshire, The Reggae Choir, and many, many more.
For all of the line-up details including day & stage splits please see the One Love Festival line-up page.
Each year the event searches for a new Champion Sound with battling sound systems drawn from the Foundation Sound Systems that started in the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s for their annual Sound Clash.Ethos
Created in recognition of one of the worlds greatest ever rock gig, Bob Marley's famous 1978 'One Love' concert, the One Love Festival is the UK's only annual Reggae Camping Festival.
Tickets are currently priced at £110 for the weekend including camping. Teen's tickets (for those aged 14 to 17 years) are priced at £35, 10-13s £30, and under tens are free (tho need a ticket). Day tickets are £35 for adults.
Campervans are £50, car parking is £10.
Please note that all under 16 year olds must be accompanied to the festival by an adult. An adult cannot be responsible for more than 4 under 18 year olds each. Proof of age for child tickets may be required on site.
More information will be here when available.
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